Dispatches

The latest on local issues, education on class struggle, chapter news, and actions.


Join us for the Seattle Socialism Conference!

Save some time on Sunday, April 2nd for the Seattle Socialism Conference, co-hosted by the Seattle DSA, UW Young Democratic Socialists, Socialist Alternative and Socialist Students! This is a great opportunity to learn more about socialism, meet other local socialists, and for SDSA to show solidarity with other socialist groups in Seattle. Among the notable guests will… Read more »

‘We’re going to get this done:’ Councilmember Johnson pledges support for city income tax

Caption: District 4 representative Rob Johnson speaks to around 150 people at University Heights Center, Thursday, March 23 in support of a Seattle-specific income tax on wealthy households. Photo courtesy of the Seattle chapter of the Democratic Socialists of America. President Trump unveiled his disastrous first budget blueprint last week, which included $54 billion in… Read more »

Dignity Shouldn’t Be A Luxury. Period.

art by our own Eva Giselle!   We’re excited to announce that Seattle DSA has partnered with local women’s shelter & resource center Mary’s Place to host a feminine hygiene product drive! We launch this month-long drive on International Women’s Day in solidarity with women in need. You may bring new, unopened items to any… Read more »

Tax the Rich, Not the Poor

UPDATE: On June 5, 2017, Seattle City Council passed an amended soda and sugary beverages tax, 7-1 (Lisa Herbold was the lone dissenter; Kshama Sawant was absent). Sodas will be taxed at 1.75 cents per ounce, as will beverages such as Powerade, Sunny D and Monster. Diet sodas, coffee beverages that contain milk, highly caloric… Read more »